Josh Brolin Eyed for Lead Role in Universal's ‘Jurassic World’

Josh Brolin Eyed for Lead Role in Universal's 'Jurassic World'

There's no offer yet but one is expected shortly

Josh Brolin is being eyed for the lead role in Universal's “Jurassic World,” according to multiple individuals familiar with the project.

Universal could not immediately be reached for comment.

Brolin doesn't have an official offer yet but one is expected shortly and he's likely to accept. Brolin would join Bryce Dallas Howard, Nick Robinson and Ty Simpkins in the 3D sequel, which Colin Trevorrow is directing from a script he wrote with Derek Connolly.

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Plot details remain under wraps for “Jurassic World,” which Universal will release on June 12, 2015.

“Jurassic Park” director Steven Spielberg is producing with Frank Marshall and Pat Crowley.

Brolin next stars in Spike Lee's “Oldboy” remake. He recently wrapped Paul Thomas Anderson's “Inherent Vice” and Robert Rodriguez's “Sin City” sequel.

Brolin is repped by CAA.